The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 20 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 36.36% 18.60% 21.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 76.92% 57.14% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 15
Average salary £45,000 £32,625 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -6.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,075 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Programming Languages Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 47.27% 32.56% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 18
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,000 £40,075
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SQL
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Dunstable region.

SQL Salary Trend in Dunstable

SQL
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Dunstable

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 28 (73.68%) Oracle
2 25 (65.79%) Finance
3 22 (57.89%) Oracle Database
4 19 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 18 (47.37%) Shell Script
6 13 (34.21%) Java
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) HP
7 10 (26.32%) LoadRunner
7 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
7 10 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) XML
8 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
8 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
9 8 (21.05%) MS Office
9 8 (21.05%) XSL
9 8 (21.05%) XSLT
9 8 (21.05%) UNIX
9 8 (21.05%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) FTP
9 8 (21.05%) Toad
9 8 (21.05%) SLA
9 8 (21.05%) Tivoli
9 8 (21.05%) Middleware
9 8 (21.05%) SSH
9 8 (21.05%) JIRA
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (21.05%) PuTTY

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
3 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Summit
1 1 (2.63%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (2.63%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.63%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) FTP
1 8 (21.05%) SSH
1 8 (21.05%) PuTTY
1 8 (21.05%) WinSCP
2 5 (13.16%) AMQP
3 2 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) LoadRunner
2 8 (21.05%) JIRA
2 8 (21.05%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Applications Support
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Test Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (18.42%) Support Specialist
4 7 (18.42%) Applications Support Specialist
5 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Environment Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Environment Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
8 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Trainee Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Trainee
10 1 (2.63%) Solutions Consultant
10 1 (2.63%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) XML
2 8 (21.05%) XSL
2 8 (21.05%) XSLT
2 8 (21.05%) Middleware
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (13.16%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) JMS
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) Java EE
5 3 (7.89%) WPF
5 3 (7.89%) Silverlight
5 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.89%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) JSF
5 3 (7.89%) JSP
5 3 (7.89%) Struts
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
1 10 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Time Management
3 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.63%) Workflow
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) XAML
5 3 (7.89%) VB6
5 3 (7.89%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
2 8 (21.05%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Avaloq
3 1 (2.63%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.63%) Fiserv